[ovs-dev] [PATCH] userspace: Enable non-bridge port as tunnel endpoint.

Yifeng Sun pkusunyifeng at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 22:44:40 UTC 2019

Thanks Ben for pointing this out. There surely is a mistake that we need to fix.
We will come up a new version.


On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:04 PM Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:55:08AM -0700, Yifeng Sun wrote:
> > For userspace datapath, currently only the bridge itself, the LOCAL port,
> > can be the tunnel endpoint to encap/decap tunnel packets.  This patch
> > enables non-bridge port as tunnel endpoint.  One use case is for users to
> > create a bridge and a vtep port as tap, and configure underlay IP at vtep
> > port as the tunnel endpoint.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Yifeng Sun <pkusunyifeng at gmail.com>
> > Signed-off-by: William Tu <u9012063 at gmail.com>
> Thanks for working on this!
> I think that there might be a conceptual error in
> is_neighbor_reply_correct() regarding IPv6.  This code adds an "if"
> statement that tests for ARP, but nested inside it is code for matching
> an IPv6 address.  This seems wrong.  Is it a mistake, or is there
> something deeper going on here?
> Thanks,
> Ben.

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